Newsletters

September 2013 Newsletter

  • Federal Forest Legislation Passes House
  • Administration Threatens 1526 Veto
  • Helium Reserves Rescue Counties
  • Forest Service and the CR
  • Debt Limit Letter
  • Malheur 10-year Stewardship Awarded
  • A to Z Awarded
  • Bybee Decision
  • Forest Roads Case Resuscitated
  • Barred Owl Decision Signed
  • Logger Safety Initiative
  • Kootenai/Panhandle Management Plans
  • Molinelli Joins AFRC

August 2013 Newsletter

  • Fire Money Runs Out
  • Western Oregon Wildfire Update
  • N. California Fires Continue
  • The Slow Wheels of Justice
  • Rio Climax Project Upheld
  • Lawsuit Against SPI Dismissed
  • Forest Management Reform Urged
  • Counties Say Bill Falls Short
  • Eastside Restoration Strategy
  • Field Hearing on Collaboratives
  • Timber Contract Liability Creep
  • Forest Service Money Returned
  • Pilot Thompson Decision
  • Elliott Parcels Sale Considered
  • Oregon Forest Practices Revisions
  • OBF Visits Eastern Oregon
  • New Resources from OFRI
  • Forest Service and BLM Moving

July 2013 Newsletter

  • Double Court Victory
  • Snow Basin Injunction Denied
  • DNR MM Interim Strategy Turned Back
  • Farm Bill Passes House
  • Call for Fire Funding Reform
  • Wildfire and Forest Management Hearing
  • Malheur 10-Year Stewardship
  • Wyden Reintroduces Eastside Legislation
  • Shortfalls on the Umpqua
  • DNR Management Fee Increase
  • State Funds Eastside Forestry Efforts
  • Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Sustainable Roads Initiative
  • DeFazio Wins Ranking Member
  • Bonnie and Harden Nomination Hearing

June 2013 Newsletter

  • House Votes Down Farm Bill
  • Helium, County Payments, Goods Neighbors & Wilderness
  • Committee Hears Forest Management Issues
  • DNR MM Strategy Comments Due
  • Ninth Circuit Affirms Mudflow
  • Supreme Court Vacates Sierra Framework
  • Ninth Circuit Halts Medford BLM Sales
  • Groups Challenge Thinning
  • BLM Publishes Purpose & Need Statement
  • Wilderness, River & Energy Bills Pass Senate
  • Healthy Forest Caucus Formed
  • Hazardous Fuels Funding Questioned
  • ESA Revisited
  • DNR Online Timber Sale Mapping Utility
  • Joyner Takes R-3 Forester Position
  • OFRI Information

May 2013 Newsletter

  • Forest Roads Bill Reintroduced
  • Wyden O&C Framework
  • Farm Bill Forestry Titles
  • FY14 Appropriations Outlook
  • New Washington Manager
  • DNR Murrelet Long Term Strategy
  • Social Services Support Zones
  • Merkley Letter to Commissioners
  • A to Z Stewardship
  • Malheur 10-year Stewardship
  • R-1 Litigation – Epidemic Levels
  • Eastside Restoration Strategy
  • Heath Named Deputy RF

April 2013 Newsletter

  • Survey & Manage Settlement Rescinded
  • Rough & Ready Announces Closure
  • Annual Meeting a Success
  • Hearing on Forest Management Bills
  • President’s Timber Budget
  • Insect/Disease Bill Introduced
  • Associations Weigh in on Wilderness
  • Forest Service Adopts Objection Rule
  • Planning Rule Correction
  • WGA Weighs in on National Forest Management
  • EIS Ordered on Goose Project
  • Preliminary Injunction Filed on Snow Basin
  • Forest Roads Case Continues
  • Jewell Confirmed
  • Sherman Announces Departure
  • Baucus to Retire

March 2013 Newsletter

  • Supreme Court Victory in Forest Roads Case
  • Spotted Owl Critical Habitat Challenged
  • Sequestration and FY13 Forest Management
  • Budget Resolutions and Federal Forests
  • Recent House and Senate Hearings
  • Supreme Court Grants Petition on Framework
  • New Blue Mountain Strategy
  • Northern California Province Salvage Update
  • The Bybee Project
  • AFRC in DC
  • Jewell Nomination and Hearing
  • 2013 Annual Meeting

February 2013 Newsletter

  • State Trust Forest Management Hearing
  • Senators Advocate Payment Reauthorization
  • Commentary on O&C Solution
  • Congressionals Want O&C Hearing
  • Kitzhaber and Eastside Funding
  • Wilderness Reintroduced
  • Stewardship, Good Neighbor Authority
  • Forest Planning Rule Directives
  • Jewell Nominated
  • 2013 Annual Meeting

January 2013 Newsletter

  • Forest Roads Case
  • Subcommittee to Review NEPA
  • Hidden Cost of Wildfire
  • Victory for Idaho Roadless Rule
  • Coho and Steelhead CH Proposed
  • Polar Bear CH Thrown Out
  • Malheur 10-Year Stewardship Contract
  • Vilsack in, Salazar Out
  • Kitzhaber on Federal Forests
  • Western Oregon Sales Update
  • Rasure Named Regional Forester
  • EPA Releases Boiler MACT Rules
  • 2013 Annual Meeting

December 2012 Newsletter

  • Forest Roads Case
  • New Spotted Owl Critical Habitat
  • Forest Health Assessment
  • Committee Chairmanships
  • Sizing Up Restoration Treatments
  • DNR Timber Program Report
  • BLM Awards Regeneration Sale
  • Shasta Trinity Defends Projects
  • FWS Reviewing Caribou Listing
  • Stoel Rives Honored